Great Torrington

You can find out lots of information about the Great Torrington area by choosing one of the options below. Alternatively, if you would like to leave a comment you can do so at the bottom of the page.


Local Data

Area Profile
This profile pulls together information from a number of sources – both local and national. To ensure the profile is as up to date as possible the data are collected directly from the various websites each day. This might mean that the page takes a while to load. 
Mosaic Profile
Experian produce a dataset called Mosaic which describes the characteristics of people and households in the area. This profile explores these data in more detail.

Local News

Latest news headlines from around the area


From local newspapers

Plans for 100 houses in Barnstaple shared with residents From North Devon Gazette
Dozens attend consultation meeting on outline plans for site south of Goodleigh Road

Kitchen fire in Barnstaple From North Devon Gazette
Lunchtime callout for fire crews this afternoon (Friday).

YESTERYEAR: Killed in action in 1915 while aiding a comrade From This is North Devon
EVOCATIVE: Several weeks ago I published an evocative photograph of local soldiers at Barnstaple Sta…

YESTERYEAR: Wonderful picture of working horses From This is North Devon
WORKING HORSES: What a wonderful collection of working horses shown in the photograph. It is thought…

YESTERYEAR: Show time for Westward Ho! Follies From This is North Devon
FOLLIES: These photographs have an interesting history. They show the Westward Ho! Follies amateur d…

Hundreds of designs submitted to Exmoor flag competition From North Devon Gazette
Judges given difficult task of shortlisting four designs to put forward to public vote.


Your Local Councillors

Below are links to your local councils’ contact pages. You can also find information about your local County Councillors.


Local Councils
Devon County Council
Torridge District Council
Local County Councillor areas
Bideford East
Torrington Rural


Local Services

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